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Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. just the impact he had on the whole nfl and bringing the tv. >> the only reason i'm in baltimore is because of him. only reason ravens have a team is because of him. only reason a lot of sacrifices that happened throughout the league is because of him. any time you can leave a legacy like that you know we -- we shouldn't mourn, we do but we should celebrate him. he is one of the most great men i have met in my life. for us to be in there i'm sure he knew and -- his eyes were open looking up at us and all of us around him at -- before we left just talking to him and praying with him. you know and ray just talked to him while we were right there. it was great just being there to see him off. >> one thing you think about when i think of life and death is how you end up going and he went peacefully. >> reporter: a >> a man who lived his life so well and you know he is in good stead with our savior and to be there and be a part of that is beyond description. >> to see those people in that room -- to see them salute art, talking to him, was powerful. >> i think one of the greatest
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
helped in the baltimore community. they have been a good friend to the town. >>> it's about more than just writing a check. for every cause art and his wife supported they were there, whether it was here or in cleveland. >> i think he should be remembered for creating a great learning center. the academic center was named for him. so when that ground was broke and when it finishes the construction in august of 2013 i think we can look at that when the library is in there and that there will be this legacy and love of learning that's renewed here at the school now. >> reporter: this is a school in southwest baltimore. every day close to 400 at risk children get a private boarding school education. the first class will graduate in two years and they have a new class starting out this year. the school is changing lives. next year the education center will openo, classroom space that will let the seed grow. >> talking about personal giving and caring and going out and doing things. it wasn't that he just gave the money and was to gracious that way. they gave money to saint vincent's, to
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm EDT
. . >>> such a sad day for the city. the man who brought football back to baltimore has died. art the former owner of the ravens died early this morning at the age of 87. jamie takes a look back. >> reporter: he gave us what we wanted. >> i said in five-years we will be an elite team. >> reporter: we became his family. > ladies and gentlemen, the ravens. >> reporter: when he named the team 17 years ago, a love affair was born. football was back in the town. nobody knew art better than tom. >> my thought was probably the key owner of all the nfl for what he did to football. >> reporter: he loved this game. it's ironic the man credited with starting monday nights football would have his team starting this monday night. >> he was such a great contributor to what the nfl is today it's unbelievable. we had a very special relationship and the guy was so special and why he isn't in the hall of fame is sinful. >> reporter: the browns and the player who paid still love the man to this day. >> art has been a friend of mine. he has come to my rescue. >> reporter: he would sell his share in the ravens, h
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 4:30am EDT
been made public. >>> a baltimore icon in the hospital this morning. we have the very latest on the health condition of art moe dell this morning. it is thursday, september 6th. thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle, you can see charlie out live at camden yards. been sleeping all night? >> i did go home and change clothes but i have been out here all night. not really but camden yards is the place to be in baltimore once again. the beginning of the orioles' four game series with the new york yankees. they now trail new york by one game in the american league's eastern division but tonight, it is also about remembering baseball's ironman on this date. 17 years ago, cal ripken became the all time consecutive games leader beating lou gehrig at 213 #. that's the number, consecutive games played a streak that will never be broken in the history of baseball. tonight, the living legend statue will be unveiled honoring cal and that's coming up for you tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. the ceremony around 5:15 just before the start of the game. we're going to have a preview for that for
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
. that is -- every sunday. he's the man who's responsible for bringing football back to baltimore. this morning we have been told he's at the hospital reported to be in grave condition at johns hopkins. the 87-year-old purchased the cleveland browns that was back in 1961. he moved the franchise to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero here. he sold the minority interest of the team to steve bisciotti back in 2000 and in april 2004, bisciotti completed the purchase of the franchise. art modell right now johns hopkins again we're keeping a really close eye on the story and we're working the phones right now to get you the latest condition because he's been such a champion not only to bringing football but a also local charities here in the baltimore area. >>> another bier stick happening today -- big story happening today. mosquito spraying will begin in baltimore county and that's happening tonight. abc2 news linda so is here with all the details about the spraying. >> reporter: it's scheduled for tonight. in the millford mill neighborhood and workers with the department of agriculture will
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 5:30am EDT
by the way. i was a yankees fan -- now that i'm in baltimore. i know i'm wearing a lot of orange and i don't buy orange and this is a different thing for me. >> it's exciting. >> very exciting. >> we haven't felt this in a while and a lot of people heading down there want to know what they're in store for. >> a good time tonight. but we're going to be dealing with mainly dry weather and don't worry about it. very humid once again this morning that will continue as we duothroughout the day. gush go throughout the day. on maryland's most powerful radar as of now, we have a lone shower now as we step over across the eastern shore. but also if your travels are taking you into virginia this morning we're dealing with a light shower around reston, sterling, ashburn and also oakton but again the you are going to be along the eastern shore watch out for some patchy fog this morning and we have some heavier rain just to the north of federalsburg right now. this is starting to slide off towards the east. heading over into delaware and that's the scenario in terms of the wet weather. as we look at te
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 6:30am EDT
? >>> all right, finally baltimore's baseball town once again tonight the orioles will unveil the fifth in its living legend series and they are monoing the ironman. -- honoring the ironman. charlie back down there live at camden yards with the story and charlie important date in history. >> reporter: a wonderful date in history. 17 years ago today megan cal ripken jr. became baseball's ironman at 2130 games consecutive games played without taking a day off. imagine doing your job that day. going to work for over 2,000 days in a row and never calling in sick. but cal ripken he did it. and in 1995 he became the all time leader at 2131. tonight the o's are going to honor the ironman by unveiling the statue in the living legend park. cal is fifth. so cal is going to take his place among them. some things you need to know for the game tonight. gates are going to open at 5:00 and the ceremony around 5:15. then on the field ceremony at 6:20 tonight just before first pitch against the yankees. we talked to monica about this today. the game tonight is a sellout. a lot of people coming out to th
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 4:55am EDT
in baltimore and this morning, keep art modell in your thoughts, the baltimore icon is in the hospital. >>> and baseball's ironman returns to camden yards. the living legend statue for cal ripken unveiled just before the o's take on the yankees. a live report coming up this morning. >>> clearly charlie out live again at camden yards. somebody is excited about tonight's game. and we'll check in with him and a bit and in the meantime if you are headed downtown to go cheer on the o's you probably want to know how the weather is looking. over to meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone. we are looking pretty dry for the most part so we will continue that trend as we go throughout the day and also we'll get a little bit of sunshine in here it's going to look more like it did jed and the day before that. an isolated shower or storm is possible in the afternoon. the green spots indicative of rain showers this morning. very light in nature. 270 you are going to be seeing some wet weather there especially in virginia. rossville trying to get on the edge of light rain this morning
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
-old, he was found shot onto sidewalk. >> if you live in baltimore county tomorrow your neighbor had may be sprayed for mosquito. it'll be spthursday night. the decision after a recent human case of west nile virus in the county. the study is designed to kill mosquitoes that carry the virus. today the cdc said that 2012 is on track to be the worst year ever for west nile in the united states. they say that the disease is starting to hit its peak. symptoms kind of look like the flu. so far 87 people have died from the disease but they say it's rarely this deadly. >> the parade of politicians continued today at the dnc. >> last night the governor had a spot and today our senior senator spoke. she focused on the women of the senate. she said when women are politics family issues rule things like child care. she said the president is fighting for the same causes. >> we the women of the senate with the president byour side we are going to keep fighting. our shoulders squared our lip stick on because you deserve equal pay for your hard work. >> 26 years ago she was the first democratic wom
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 4:30pm EDT
news at five. >> a baltimore treasure. >>>. > >> throughout this whole process. >> harper county sheriff's deputies respond to a deadly crash and the victim is one of their own. >>> it's with a heavy heart that baltimore gets ready for the ravens season. the man who brought the nfl back to charm city passed away early this morning with his family by his side. art was revered in the city he called home on his last day. it's a night of celebration and sadness mere in baltimore. we mourn art's passing while celebrating what he brought to the town. as the orle
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a presentation of abc news. . >>> orioles magic reborn in the city of baltimore. >> another warm humid night and are we why for a foggy start tomorrow? the forecast in a minute. >> his behavior is the same as -- it's all about him. >> another woman speaking about what she said happened while working for john leopold. >> sky mile members for delta are in for a big surprise. why it may have people cooling their jets. the news starts right now. >> we start tonight with a growing case of orioles fever. they lost to the blue jays by two runs but that's all right. >> here come the yankees. it'll be crazy. orioles fans all came out to honor two of the greatest. they were both into the museume hall of legends here tonight. even after all these years you would think they still played on the same team. they were still joking around, eddie asked about the current version of the orioles and got a little side tracked. >> you know that's -- [inaudible] >> also former orioles, martinez as well as jimmy from loyola and coach gary williams. you know it's so fitting that topping off all the building ex
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
health for a while. art modell as you know a hero to the town. he brought football back to baltimore but he's also always going to be remembered by an age credible giving person for everything that he did for this community. modell bought the browns that was back in 1961. then he moved the team here in 1996. modell dead at the age of 87. >>> news time right now 7:27. we're going to let you know what your looking at -- you're looking at as you head out the door this morning. meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone, maryland's most powerful radar picking up on some showers mainly off in virginia. if you're heading that way they have some heavy downpours but we're also dealing with the few showers now in southern maryland. snow hill, also around poke poke city. princess anne a light shower this morning. manchester a mixture of sun and clouds that will be the scenario through the day today. the temperature in manchester at 70 degrees right now. and we're also going to be dealing with a high temperature coming in right around 90. let's get a check of the traffic now with m
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